Former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned that the UK could take years to reunite after Brexit, as a new poll shows racism and hate crime is on the rise and 77 per cent of people now believe the country is more divided than ever.
The Scottish Government was last night forced to agree it would bring forward separate legislation to get approval for a second vote on independence, after MSPs raised concerns about how Holyrood’s new Referendums Bill would be used.
Nicola Sturgeon has refused to accept that high school pupils were being offered fewer subjects as she was accused of a "mantra of denial" over a civil service report, which found there had been a decline since the Scottish curriculum was changed six years ago.
The curriculum model used in Scottish schools has had a “significant negative impact” on children’s attainment, according to a new report that claims it would never have been implemented if the full extent of how it would affect pupils had been known.
A general election could be held on 9 December after Downing Street hinted it might back a Bill being pushed by the SNP and Liberal Democrats to hold an election if the European Union agrees to extend Brexit until the end of January.
Scottish businesses are being urged to prepare for Brexit with the launch of two new “information hubs”, as the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said most companies are “still in the dark” about the impact of leaving the European Union.